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We Change the Clocks this Weekend . . . Here's How It Might Affect You
10 March 2018, 12:48 | Christie Tate
NEW: Florida passes daylight saving time bill, but what does it mean?
The subcommittee voted 2-2 on the measure - Rep. Mary Littleton, R-Dickson - was not present for the meeting, resulting in the bill failing to gain adequate support to move forward. Remember that daylight saving time, despite the title, does not actually create any more daylight - it just shifts an hour of it to the time when many of us are getting off from work. Moving it back when time changes in the fall appears to have a similar risk.
While some babies easily adjust to the time change, others take a little longer, child sleep expert Amy Lage writes on Macaroni Kid. Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Friday he would introduce a bill next week allowing the change. Only local governments kept it alive. In theory, we get the hour of sleep back later in the year when we revert back to standard time, but everyone knows the truth: It's another hour of sleep gone forever.
"It also means that the mornings are a bit darker than they would be if we didn't have daylight saving time".
Lawmakers in Florida are exhausted of the whole "fall back" and "spring forward" rigamarole.
Clocks will "spring" forward this weekend in most Canadian households in the semi-annual adjustment to our lives. Those sleepy folks will show up just as services are letting out. It is hard to sleep when it is so light out. However, 29 percent admitted to driving when they were so exhausted they had a hard time keeping their eyes open at some point.
Gaff, a physician in northeast in, like many other people, believes that changing the time on our clocks twice a year "is one of the stupidest things our government has done". Savings in electrical use are eaten up by additional use of air conditioning, studies have shown.
According to timeanddate.com, advantages include the extra hour of daylight in the afternoon for those who work later hours, exercise in the evenings or need to complete outdoor household chores such as mowing the grass, gardening or fixing windows, roofs or other parts.
Loss of sleep can cause lingering damage, too, and Americans with Seasonal Affective Disorder could be hurt by receiving less light in the morning.
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Theorizing that disrupted sleep could increase lapses of attention behind the wheel, Coren found an increase in crashes across Canada the Monday after clocks "spring forward", though other studies would dispute his findings.
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The work he put in today, though, definitely makes him one of the more intriguing defensive back prospects in the draft. Quandre Diggs can play nickel or strong safety now due to his physicality, but he ran just a 4.56-second 40 in 2013.
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